AFTER celebrating a successful 2016, the Tongaat Panthers are geared to make 2017 a better sporting year.Last Sunday 20 members took to the R102 towards the King Shaka International Airport taking part in the second leg of the 2017 Thinnys League Challenge. Krish Naidu and Dave Reddy led the 15km team home in a time of 1.40 whilst the grandmaster Loga Naidoo led the 12km walkers to finish in 1.30.Results 15km runDave Reddy 1.40Krish Naidu 1.4015km WalkChris Naidoo 2.10Viresh Rampurtab 2.18Angie Baijnath 2.18Keshini Maharaj 2.1812km runFreddy Chetty 1.40Sunil Parekh 1.50Sally Govender 1.5012km walkLoga Naidoo 1.30Babes Sithaldeen 1.50Joy Rajkumar 1.50Gonum Moodley 1.50Devi Govindsamy 1.50Adriann Pillay 1.50Teresa Pillay 1.50Maliga 1.50Kogie Naidoo 2.05Selvie Naidoo 2.05Shantha 2.05Kem Maharaj 2.10This past Sunday 17 dedicated members took part in the third leg of the Thinnys League Challenge. Members have increased their distances and improved their times.The 4th leg of the league takes place this coming Sunday at 5am. The youth are also reminded that the 2017 Youth Development programme takes place every Wednesday at 4pm commencing on 1 February. All interested youth are invited. Club licence forms are available at Bugwan’s Extension. The licence fee for 2017 is R250. - Supplied.